aberrant


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aberrant

[ə′ber·ənt]
(biology)
An atypical group, individual, or structure, especially one with an aberrant chromosome number.
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Data was entered in SPSS v 20.0 to determine the frequencies of different types of leukemias and aberrant CD markers expression.
In that manner, aberrant phenotype was considered positive when 20% of blast cells show expression of markers.
"Our findings indicate that fetal inflammation and rejection of maternal antigens can contribute to the signaling cascade that promotes uterine contractility and that aberrant fetal immune responses should be considered in the pathogenesis of PTL," the authors write.
Angiogram performed from the splenic artery confirmed the presence of an active haemorrhage from an aberrant artery which extended from the splenic hilum down to the right iliac fossa (Figure 1(c)).
During surgery, aberrant bile ducts and bile leak were observed at the localization of the left triangular ligament (appendix fibrosa hepatis) that was previously detected by MRCP.
The company added that its SMART Molecule for ?-synuclein, which, when administered intravenously, allows quantitation of aberrant ?-synuclein in the brain of treated mice by a brain scan and halts its expression in a dose dependent manner.
Consequently, a chest computed tomography with contrast was ordered, revealing a partially thrombosed Kommerell diverticulum in the aberrant right subclavian artery (Fig.
When the right subclavian artery directly arises from AOA distal to the origin of LSCA, it is known as an aberrant right subclavian artery (ARSCA).
Aberrant is difficult to put down, but not for the reasons its packaging would have you believe.
Kahn noted, "we see it indirectly as 'Let's kill Muslims.'" How aberrant such minor, easily erased, graffiti is technically a crime, as is littering, let alone a hate crime!
At the pubic bone, the peritoneum attached to the superior pubic ramus was released to identify the possibility of presence of obturator artery or an accessory (aberrant) obturator artery as a branch of the inferior epigastric artery.